MainWP Dashboard <= - Authenticated(Administrator+) CSS Injection

Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection')
CVE CVE-2023-6164
CVSS 2.2 (Low)
Publicly Published October 20, 2023
Last Updated November 22, 2023
Researcher Hüseyin TINTAŞ


The MainWP Dashboard – WordPress Manager for Multiple Websites Maintenance plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to CSS Injection via the ‘newColor’ parameter in all versions up to, and including, due to insufficient input sanitization. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with administrator-level access, to inject arbitrary CSS values into the site tags.



Vulnerability Details for MainWP Dashboard: WordPress Management without the SaaS

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug mainwp (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <=
Patched Version

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